Notice: Change in opening times at 2 US border crossings

If you're headed to the US border for your study or work permit:

Beware that the hours when permits are issued to people already living in Canada changed effective December 11, 2017 for the St-Bernard-de-Lacolle and the St-Armand/Philipsburg crossings. Hours are now Mon-Thurs noon to 7pm, and Sat 9am to 5pm. Details here: PDF icon Hours_bordercrossing


Blue Cross Handbooks



1. Blue Cross handbook - Group no. 95258
IHI Rates for the 2017-2018 academic year

  • Single IHI plan: $993
  • Dependent IHI plan: $3,048
  • Family IHI plan: $5,793

    New added benefits for 2017-2018 Blue Cross contract:

    -Reimbursement for midwife services

    -Repatriation maximum increase from $5000 to $10,000

    -Coverage for leisure travel up to 4 weeks (except for travel to the country of origin)

    PDF icon McGill International Health Insurance Handbook 2017-2018

PDF icon Régime d’assurance santé des étudiants étrangers de McGill 2017-2018

You can view a recording of our online webinar on McGill's International Health Insurance Plan here (PDF icon Webinar Links Document)

PDF icon Leisure Travel Benefit

PDF icon Garantie Voyage de loisir



2. Study Away program

Outside Canada - PDF icon 95258A

Outside Quebec - PDF icon 95258B